Ex-Google MD to Join ANZ

Maile Carnegie

Australian bank ANZ has appointed a former senior Google staffer to the role of Group Executive Digital Banking reporting directly to Chief Executive Officer Shayne Elliott.

Maile Carnegie joins ANZ from Google where she has been Managing Director Australia and New Zealand since 2013. With recent moves going one way from banking across to fintech this move marks a small coup for the bank.

At ANZ Carnegie will lead the strategic development and delivery of a superior digital experience for the bank’s eight million retail, commercial and institutional customers, as well as for its staff. This includes digital projects ,innovation and strategic relationships with the fintech sector. Reflecting digital's importance to ANZ's performance, she will also have responsibility for the financial results of the bank's Australian and New Zealand Divisions.

Inspire Innovation

«Part of Maile Carnegie’s role will also be to shift our thinking and champion a Group-wide innovation culture at ANZ based on developing and attracting service-focused, technology-literate, innovative and experimental people and teams. This includes being the sponsor of a new Digital Business Transformation Leadership Program created jointly by ANZ and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology,» said CEO Shayne Elliott.

Canegie will be based in Sydney and will commence with ANZ in July 2016.

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